Reporter , Civil Society Media Ltd from May 2011
Kirsty joined Civil Society Media in May as a reporter after completing a journalism course at Kingston University.
She has a degree in history from Swansea University where she ran a painting and decorating project helping vulnerable adults for Discovery Student Volunteering. She also lived in France for six months and speaks fluent French.
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The Alzheimer’s Society has seen its income increase by 17 per cent, from £70.8m in 2013 to £82.6m in 2014, according to its recently published accounts for the year ending 31 March 2014.
BeatBullying was forced into administration after bids to secure £1.2m from the Department of Health and £1.1m from the European Commission failed, trustees revealed in a document handed to creditors today.
Neil Cleeveley has been appointed as chief executive at the National Association for Voluntary and Community Action on a permanent basis.
The government is in talks with Scottish Parliament to launch a National Citizen Service pilot in Scotland, the minister for civil society has revealed.
So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.
Two of the Dove Trust appeals to the Charity Tribunal have been struck out after the judge ruled that the appellant’s prospect of success is “fanciful” and a five-day hearing would be a waste of public money.
Aid organisation Islamic Relief is among a number of European charities to have been placed on a list of terrorist groups by the United Arab Emirates.
The Ministry of Justice has awarded a £24m grant to Citizens Advice to provide support to witnesses at court over two years.